C9 Hotelworks is led by founder and Managing Director Bill Barnett, who brings over 30 years' experience in the Asian hospitality and real estate sectors. Prior to founding C9 in 2003, Bill held senior executive roles in hotel operations, development and asset management. He is considered to be a leading global authority on hotel residences, and has sat at almost every seat around the hospitality and real estate table. Bill promotes industry insight through regular conference presentations at key events and contributes to numerous industry publications.Learn more about Bill's Background here.
Working with leading institutional and private investment firms, international hotel operators and private developers, C9 Hotelworks has built sound, industry-acknowledged advisory leadership in the branded residential and mixed-use space. We also bring strong acumen to projects of all scales, whether in city, resort or emerging destinations, from single asset and portfolio assessments, to more unusual, complex projects such as mixed-use master plans and multi-faceted tourism theme parks.Find out more about our services and how we can help you here.
Delivering value to a wide variety of stakeholders, C9 Hotelworks counts the industry's leading asset owners, real estate developers and hotel operators amongst its collection of clients. The following is a select set of example clients:
- Century Properties Group – Philippines
- Hanazono Niseko – Japan
- Interglobe Hotels India
- Jumeirah Pecatu Bali – Indonesia
- Manathai Hotels & Resorts – Thailand
- Potato Head
- Rosewood Phuket – Thailand
- Rosewood Tanah Lot Bali – Indonesia
- Soneva Fushi – Maldives
C9 Hotelworks is a globally awarded hospitality consultancy recognized as Asia's leading advisor on residential and mixed use developments, with projects and clients across all markets within Asia Pacific.
With a history spanning over a decade, C9 has worked throughout Asia and in many other locations around the globe from its base in Thailand, delivering independent, strategic advisory services to owners and developers for market studies, feasibility reports, management operator negotiations and asset management. C9 has a high level of expertise in both hospitality and property sectors, with deep experience producing and analyzing research that delivers insight to identify key issues, evaluate complex ones and support clients in achieving solid success.
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Awards & Memberships
C9 Hotelworks is currently a member of ISHC (International Society of Hospitality Consultants) and was awarded a prestigious PATA Gold Award in 2007.
Founded in 1951, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is the recognized authority on Asia Pacific travel and tourism. PATA provides leadership and advocacy to the collective efforts of nearly 100 government, state and city tourism bodies, more than 55 airlines and cruise lines, and hundreds of travel industry companies.